The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 148 159 138
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 116 83 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.16% 0.89% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 0.97% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 42 58
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£375 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £548 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £72.50 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +273.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +3.14%
Service Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9125 8569 7745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.48% 91.87% 92.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5036 4744 3880
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 437 448 606
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £11.63 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Manager in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Service Manager across the South East region.

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Service Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Manager across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Manager across the South East region.

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +6 31 £410 +4.79% 7
Hampshire +10 30 £361 +4.63% 7
Buckinghamshire +12 25 £400 +6.66% 3
Surrey -3 12 £300 -23.07% 8
Oxfordshire - 10 £425 - 1
Middlesex +7 3 £425 -22.72% 1
Kent -6 1 - -
West Sussex -22 1 £450 -3.22%
Service Manager
England

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Service Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Service Manager in their job title.

1 157 (70.72%) ITIL
2 127 (57.21%) Service Delivery
3 102 (45.95%) Service Management
4 45 (20.27%) Security Cleared
5 44 (19.82%) Telecoms
6 42 (18.92%) Project Management
7 40 (18.02%) Finance
7 40 (18.02%) SC Cleared
8 39 (17.57%) SLA
9 28 (12.61%) ITIL Certification
10 27 (12.16%) Microsoft
11 26 (11.71%) PRINCE2
12 19 (8.56%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (7.66%) MS Office
14 16 (7.21%) ITSM
14 16 (7.21%) Change Management
15 14 (6.31%) MS Excel
15 14 (6.31%) HP
15 14 (6.31%) MS Visio
15 14 (6.31%) Internet
16 13 (5.86%) Incident Management
16 13 (5.86%) Degree
16 13 (5.86%) DV Cleared
16 13 (5.86%) People Management
17 12 (5.41%) Transition Management
18 11 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
18 11 (4.95%) ITIL V3
18 11 (4.95%) Problem Management
19 10 (4.50%) Performance Management
19 10 (4.50%) Management Information System

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Service Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Service Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (0.90%) OpenStack
2 2 (0.90%) WebLogic
2 2 (0.90%) Apache
3 1 (0.45%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (7.66%) MS Office
2 14 (6.31%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.31%) MS Visio
3 10 (4.50%) MS Project
4 4 (1.80%) SPSS
5 3 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.35%) Endur
2 2 (0.90%) Magento
3 1 (0.45%) Findur
3 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.25%) SaaS
2 4 (1.80%) IaaS
3 3 (1.35%) PaaS
4 1 (0.45%) Office 365
4 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.31%) Internet
2 10 (4.50%) Broadband
3 8 (3.60%) 3G
4 7 (3.15%) Radio Access Network
5 6 (2.70%) 4G
6 2 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.90%) 2G
6 2 (0.90%) SAN
7 1 (0.45%) LTE
7 1 (0.45%) PABX
7 1 (0.45%) MPLS
7 1 (0.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.25%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.45%) Big Data
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
General
1 44 (19.82%) Telecoms
2 40 (18.02%) Finance
3 6 (2.70%) Back Office
3 6 (2.70%) Publishing
3 6 (2.70%) Retail
3 6 (2.70%) Marketing
4 3 (1.35%) Billing
4 3 (1.35%) Legal
5 2 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.90%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.45%) Local Government
6 1 (0.45%) Games
6 1 (0.45%) Banking
6 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.45%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.45%) Web Services
1 1 (0.45%) XML
1 1 (0.45%) Middleware
1 1 (0.45%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.50%) DTV
2 10 (4.50%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.15%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (1.35%) NHS
5 2 (0.90%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.60%) Windows
2 3 (1.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.45%) Linux
3 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.45%) Android
3 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (70.72%) ITIL
2 127 (57.21%) Service Delivery
3 102 (45.95%) Service Management
4 42 (18.92%) Project Management
5 26 (11.71%) PRINCE2
6 19 (8.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (7.21%) ITSM
7 16 (7.21%) Change Management
8 13 (5.86%) Incident Management
8 13 (5.86%) People Management
9 12 (5.41%) Transition Management
10 11 (4.95%) ITIL V3
10 11 (4.95%) Problem Management
11 10 (4.50%) Performance Management
12 9 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (3.60%) Capacity Management
13 8 (3.60%) Six Sigma
14 7 (3.15%) Supplier Management
15 6 (2.70%) Migration
15 6 (2.70%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 45 (20.27%) Security Cleared
2 40 (18.02%) SC Cleared
3 28 (12.61%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (5.86%) Degree
4 13 (5.86%) DV Cleared
5 7 (3.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (1.80%) PMP
6 4 (1.80%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.35%) APMP
8 2 (0.90%) ISEB
9 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (17.57%) SLA
2 9 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.70%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.90%) COBIT
4 2 (0.90%) QA
4 2 (0.90%) BS15000
System Software
1 3 (1.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.90%) Firmware
2 2 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (3.15%) OVSD
2 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (12.16%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.31%) HP
3 8 (3.60%) NetApp
4 7 (3.15%) BMC
4 7 (3.15%) Cisco
5 6 (2.70%) NetScout
6 5 (2.25%) IBM
6 5 (2.25%) SAP
7 4 (1.80%) Cognos
7 4 (1.80%) EMC
7 4 (1.80%) i2
7 4 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.35%) Dell
8 3 (1.35%) Siebel
9 2 (0.90%) Ericsson
9 2 (0.90%) Hitachi
9 2 (0.90%) Citrix
9 2 (0.90%) Remedy
9 2 (0.90%) ATG
9 2 (0.90%) VMware
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